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Creator:
Joy Simpson, active 1965, British
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by Leonard Ripley & Company Ltd, British
Title:

Local Museums

Date:
1968
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 1/8 x 25 inches (99.4 x 63.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "LOCAL MUSEUMS are treasure houses where unlikely objects - curious, ingenious, comic, | even beautiful - lie stranded for our gaze. They indicate local pride and sense of identity. | More vividly evocative of the everyday past than are grander institutions, they deserve | and reward our notice. | A new London Transport free leaflet lists a selection with a brief indication of what each museum | contains, times of opening and how to get there. It also identifies many of the oddities you see above. | The Museums and Art Galleries booklet (also free) deals with the major collections. Ask at any | London Transport Enquiry Office or write to the Public Relations Officer, 55 Broadway S.W.I."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B2004.18.36
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
advertisement | artifacts | boat | chairs | dolls | gloves | lace | lavender | museums | spinning wheels | still life | teapot | vases
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53407
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